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Vandalia, Michigan

Vandalia, Michigan

Vandalia is a village in Penn Township, Cass County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 301 at the 2010 census. It is part of the South Bend–Mishawaka, IN-MI, Metropolitan Statistical Area.According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.99 square miles (2.56 km), all land.As of the census of 2010, there were 301 people, 107 households, and 77 families residing in the village. The population density was 304.0 inhabitants per square mile (117.4...
La Clayette

La Clayette

French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.La Clayette is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in the region of Bourgogne in eastern France.La Clayette is situated in the Brionnais area, in the south-west of the Saône-et-Loire département.The construction of Sainte Avoye's chapel, in the flamboyant gothic style, was due to Louis de Chantemerle in the fifteenth century.In South Burgundy, you can see :
One Crazy Summer (novel)

One Crazy Summer (novel)

One Crazy Summer is an historical fiction novel by American author Rita Williams-Garcia, published by Amistad in 2010. The novel is about Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern, three sisters, visiting their mother in Oakland, California during the summer of 1968.The novel has been recognized four times. In the year of its inception, the book was a National Book Award finalist for young people’s literature. In 2011 it won the Coretta Scott King Award for its author, the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical...
Michael McCafferty

Michael McCafferty

Michael McCafferty (born September 7, 1942) is an American entrepreneur, inventor known as the "Father of CRM", and programmer most well known for his work in presiding over Technitrol, Inc.'s subsidiary called Eastern Data Processing and for creating the software product TeleMagic. After graduating from college, he went on to work at IBM, which led to him getting employment at Technitrol, Inc. After an unsuccessful service called Product & Area Locator (PAL), he filed for bankruptcy on M...
Vivek Murthy

Vivek Murthy

Vice Admiral Vivek Hallegere Murthy (born July 10, 1977) is an Indian American physician, a vice admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, and the 19th Surgeon General of the United States. Murthy, founder of nonprofit Doctors for America, succeeded Boris D. Lushniak, who had been Acting Surgeon General since 2013. Murthy is the first-ever Surgeon General of Indian descent and is currently the youngest active duty flag officer in federal uniformed service.Murthy was born in Jul...
Ronda, Cebu

Ronda, Cebu

Ronda is a fifth income class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 20,360. In the 2016 election, it had 14,397 registered voters.Ronda comprises 14 barangays:In the 2016 election, it had 14,397 registered voters, meaning that 71% of the population are aged 18 and over.
Andrade

Andrade

Originally, the name Andrade could have come from any of numerous places of the same name in Galicia or northern Portugal and several Andrades are known from documents dating back to the 12th century. Most likely, however, it originated in the small fief of San Martiño de Andrade (St. Martin of Andrade) in Pontedeume, Ferrol and Vilalba, in Galicia, Spain, where the well-known aristocratic lineage of Andrade emerged in the low Middle Ages.The surname Andrade is now commonly found not only in ...

Alden Hathaway

Alden Moinet Hathaway (born St. Louis, Missouri, August 13, 1933) is an American Episcopalian bishop. He served as the sixth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh, from 1981 to 1997. His time in office emphasized the role of his diocese as one of the most theologically conservative of the Episcopal Church.He was born the first of three children to his parents, Earl and Margaret Hathaway, in St. Louis, Missouri. Earl Hathaway's career with the Firestone Tire Company took the family fro...
South Hampton, New Hampshire

South Hampton, New Hampshire

South Hampton is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 814 at the 2010 census. South Hampton is home to Cowden State Forest and Powwow River State Forest.South Hampton was one of the first towns granted by Colonial Governor Benning Wentworth after the separation of the governorships of New Hampshire and Massachusetts in 1741. The border between the two colonies was fixed, and consequently South Hampton would be chartered in 1742 from former parts of Ame...
The Fairtrade Foundation

The Fairtrade Foundation

The Fairtrade Foundation is a charity based in the United Kingdom that works to empower disadvantaged producers in developing countries by tackling injustice in conventional trade, in particular by promoting and licensing the Fairtrade Mark, a guarantee that products retailed in the UK have been produced in accordance with internationally agreed Fairtrade standards. The Foundation is the British member of FLO International, which unites 23 Fairtrade producer and labelling initiatives across E...
Flare

Flare

A flare, also sometimes called a fusee, is a type of pyrotechnic that produces a brilliant light or intense heat without an explosion. Flares are used for signalling, illumination, or defensive countermeasures in civilian and military applications. Flares may be ground pyrotechnics, projectile pyrotechnics, or parachute-suspended to provide maximum illumination time over a large area. Projectile pyrotechnics may be dropped from aircraft, fired from rocket or artillery, or deployed by flare gu...
Karl Rappan

Karl Rappan

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.Karl Rappan (September 26, 1905 – January 2, 1996) was an Austrian footballer and coach. He played and managed mostly in Switzerland, where he won multiple titles. He had four tenures as coach of the Swiss national team, which he managed in three World Cups, and is the all-time leader in matches won as coach of the Swiss team. He introduced a major football strategy known as the "bolt", which gave origin to the catenacci...

Diphucrania

Diphucrania is a genus of beetles in the family Buprestidae, containing the following species:
Macedonia Square, Skopje

Macedonia Square, Skopje

Macedonia Square (Macedonian: Плоштад Македонија, Ploštad Makedonija) is the main square of Skopje, the capital of the Republic of Macedonia. The square is the biggest in Macedonia with total 18.500 m.It is located in the central part of the city, and it crosses the Vardar River. The Christmas festivals are always held there and it commonly serves as the site of cultural, political and other events. The independence of Macedonia from Yugoslavia was declared here by the country's first preside...

Toofan (1989 film)

Toofan (English: Storm) is a 1989 Indian superhero film directed by Ketan Desai and starring Amitabh Bachchan in a double role as twin brothers. One is the title character Toofan, a superhero who uses his crossbrow as a weapon and the other is a magician named Shyam. Ketan Desai's father Manmohan Desai produced the film.The film opens with a daredevil escape magician Ramesh Kumar (Ramesh Deo) receiving word that his close friend Inspector Hanuman Prasad (Pran) has just lost his wife during ch...
Kimi wa Melody

Kimi wa Melody

"Kimi wa Melody" (君はメロディー, You Are Melody) is the 43rd single by the Japanese idol girl group AKB48. It marks the 10th annual anniversary of the group, and was released in Japan on March 9, 2016. It sold 1,133,179 copies on release day, topping the weekly sales of the previous single. This makes it the 30th single to reach 1st place in the Oricon Single Charts, and the 24th single to sell over a million copies in a week. It is the last single featuring founding members Sae Miyazawa and Minami...
Sagàs

Sagàs

Sagàs is a small town and municipality located in Catalonia, in the comarca of Berguedà. It is located in the geographical area of the pre-Pyrenees.Sagàs is essentially a collection of farmhouses, or masies, separated by low wooded ridges and cultivated fields. The municipality is made up of five separate villages (Sant Andreu de Sagàs, El Carrer de Bonaire, Biure de Berguedà, La Guàrdia de Sagàs, and Valloriola) and two parishes (Sant Andreu de Sagàs and Santa Maria de la Guàrdia). Tradition...

Eritrean literature

Eritrean literature in the Tigrinya language dates, as far as is known, from the late 19th century. It was initially encouraged by European missionaries, but suffered from the general repression of Eritrean culture under Fascist rule in the 1920s and 30s. The earliest published works were primarily translations or collections of traditional poems, fables and folktales, but the renaissance of Eritrean culture promoted by the British administrators after 1942 included the appearance of the firs...
E. S. S. Raman

E. S. S. Raman

Ekiri Sanjeevi Subramanya Raman (born 1 July 1954) is an Indian politician with the Indian National Congress and was former MLA of Pallipattu constituency. He is a well renowned diabetologist in his home town Pothatturpettai. He represented Pallipattu in Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly from 1996–2001 and 2006–2011.Raman was born to E. S. Subramaniam and Saradha in Pothatturpettai in Thiruvallur district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. His grandfather Sanjeeviyar was the district board memb...

Archibald Strachan

Archibald Strachan (died 1652) was a Scottish soldier who fought in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, reaching the rank of Colonel.Early in the English Civil War Strachan served in the English Army under Sir William Waller taking part in a number of actions, before being assigned to garrison duty. He later joined the Scottish Army as a major in Sir John Brown's regiment of horse and fought at the battle of Battle of Annan Moor in October 1645. In 1648 he rejoined the English army and served wit...
List of Prime Ministers of Equatorial Guinea

List of Prime Ministers of Equatorial Guinea

The following is a list of Prime Ministers of Equatorial Guinea, since the establishment of the office of Prime Minister of Spanish Guinea in 1963, while the country was under the rule of Francoist Spain.A total of nine people have served as Prime Minister of Equatorial Guinea.The current Prime Minister of Equatorial Guinea is Francisco Pascual Obama Asue, since 23 June 2016.
Graça Machel

Graça Machel

Graça Machel DBE (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈɡɾasɐ mɐˈʃɛɫ], née Graça Simbine pronounced: [sĩˈbĩni], 17 October 1945) is a Mozambican politician and humanitarian. She is the widow of former South African president Nelson Mandela and of Mozambican president Samora Machel. Machel is an international advocate for women's and children's rights and in 1997 was made a British dame for her humanitarian work.Graça Machel is the only woman in history to have been first lady of two separate ...
Nikos Oikonomou

Nikos Oikonomou

Nikolaos "Nikos" Oikonomou (alternate spellings: Ikonomou, Ekonomou) (Greek: Νικόλαος "Νίκος" Οικονόμου; born February 19, 1973) is a retired Greek professional basketball player, and a current professional basketball coach. As a basketball player, he was a 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) tall power forward, who played for many teams during his playing career. He also runs Basket4All, a basketball camp for young children.Oikonomou started his playing career with the Greek club Ionikos Nikaias. From ...
Argyll and Bute (Scottish Parliament constituency)

Argyll and Bute (Scottish Parliament constituency)

Argyll and Bute is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood). It elects one Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) by the first past the post method of election. It is also one of eight constituencies in the Highlands and Islands electoral region, which elects seven additional members, in addition to the eight constituency MSPs, to produce a form of proportional representation for the region as a whole.The Argyll and Bute constituency is part of the Highlands and Islands electoral...
Aspen Highlands

Aspen Highlands

Aspen Highlands is a skiing mountain in Aspen, Colorado. It is famous for the Highland Bowl, which provides what some consider some of the most intense skiing in the state. The lift system has recently been redone and provides quick transport around the mountain.Aspen Highlands was founded and the land developed in 1958 by Aspen legend Whip Jones. In 1993 Jones donated it to his Alma Mater, Harvard University. Harvard sold the resort to Houston, Texas developer Gerald D. Hines for $18.3 milli...
Amanda Brown (tennis)

Amanda Brown (tennis)

Amanda Brown (born 2 May 1965) is a former professional British tennis player best known for reaching the second round of Wimbledon (on two occasions) and the Australian Open, as well as competing for Great Britain at the 1984 Olympics and the 1984 Federation Cup. As a junior she twice won the junior title at the Australian Open, in 1982 and 1983. She played her first matches on the WTA tour in November 1982 and her final matches at Wimbledon in 1986. During her career, Brown successfully gai...

Ann Lovett

Ann Lovett was a fifteen-year-old schoolgirl from Granard, County Longford, Ireland who died giving birth beside a grotto on 31 January 1984. Her baby son died at the same time and the story of her death played a huge part in a seminal national debate in the country at the time on women giving birth outside marriage.Tuesday, 31 January 1984 was a cold, wet, winter's day in Granard, County Longford. That afternoon, the fifteen year old school girl left her Cnoc Mhuire Secondary School and made...
Isahaya, Nagasaki

Isahaya, Nagasaki

Isahaya (諫早市, Isahaya-shi) is a city located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on September 1, 1940.As of March 2008, the city has an estimated population of 141,151 and a population density of 439 persons per km². The total area is 320.99 km².On March 1, 2005, the towns of Tarami, Moriyama, Iimori, Takaki and Konagai (all from Kitatakaki District) were merged to create the new and expanded city of Isahaya. The city was once part of Kitatakaki District, but due to this ...
Farndon, Cheshire

Farndon, Cheshire

Coordinates: 53°05′07″N 2°52′41″W / 53.08519°N 2.8781°W / 53.08519; -2.8781Farndon is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It is located on the banks of the River Dee, south of Chester, and close to the border with Wales. At the 2001 Census, the village had a population of 1,517, increasing to 1,653 at the 2011 Census.It is reported that Edward the Elder died in the ancient parish of Farndon in AD 9...
Merkur XR4Ti

Merkur XR4Ti

The Merkur XR4Ti (eXperimental Racing, 4 series, Turbo, advanced Injection system) was a short-lived United States and Canadian-market version of the European Ford Sierra XR4i. It was the brainchild of then Ford vice president Bob Lutz. It was sold in the US from 1985 to 1989. It was the first vehicle sold by Merkur, followed in 1988 by the Merkur Scorpio.The cars were hand assembled and built entirely by Karmann Coachworks in Rheine, Germany. Unlike with the Scorpio, the XR4Ti did not carry ...
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